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Hey, it keeps the cylinders lubricated!
Have a $280 Add W1 in the garage for @ 2 years now and never did an install, no problems in the 172,000 miles when the junk engine
was replaced, and so far the same with 30,000 miles on the new engine.
 

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Love it, just proof they actually work.

Thanks for taking the time to share this with the forum!
 

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Have a $280 Add W1 in the garage for @ 2 years now and never did an install, no problems in the 172,000 miles when the junk engine was replaced, and so far the same with 30,000 miles on the new engine.
Is 'junk' the correct portrait of an engine that gave you 172,000 miles of service?
Constant engine repairs?
 
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Hey, it keeps the cylinders lubricated!
Have a $280 Add W1 in the garage for @ 2 years now and never did an install, no problems in the 172,000 miles when the junk engine
was replaced, and so far the same with 30,000 miles on the new engine.
That's just like saying I have a car alarm that has never been installed in my car for two years now and my car has never been broken into all that time--doesn't mean that a car alarm is a waste of money or otherwise not a practical purchase.
 

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Is 'junk' the correct portrait of an engine that gave you 172,000 miles of service?
Constant engine repairs?
Yes, with over 2 million miles driven in my lifetime, it's the first engine that burned a qt of oil every 300 miles and needed to be rebuilt/replaced, not including race engines. The most disconcerting, is that mine hasn't been the only engine with troubles as 300,000+ have been replaced including daughter's 2.4 (77,000 miles) and cousins 2.0T (72,0000 miles), now Kia/Hyundai has come out with a smokescreen TSB. JUNK!

Conversely, the '08 Optima 2.4 was one of the best cars I've owned, sold last year with 297,000 miles, minimal problems, actually, the only under hood items that were replaced, alternator (pulley walked off shaft 198,000 miles) and the A/C compressor (destroyed clutch 270,000 miles).

That's just like saying I have a car alarm that has never been installed in my car for two years now and my car has never been broken into all that time--doesn't mean that a car alarm is a waste of money or otherwise not a practical purchase.
That's correct, but both were not needed right?
 

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The last 'dump' was darker. :giggle: This is from winter driving. A lot of water really. I know some people don't use the Catch Can in the winter due to condensation
Smells worse than puke too. Mines much darker, with alot of sediment on bottom.
 

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Thsnks for the vehicle history Turbonut.
 

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Hey, it keeps the cylinders lubricated!
Have a $280 Add W1 in the garage for @ 2 years now and never did an install, no problems in the 172,000 miles when the junk engine
was replaced, and so far the same with 30,000 miles on the new engine.
I was thinking of using one on my '12 SX but I changed to Castrol Edge 5W-40. Little to no oil consumption in past 500 miles. Thanks for all the advice!
 

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I need to install one on my 2019 Optima 2.4. Had one on my 2014 Hyundai elantra gt...240,000 uber miles and running good when I traded it in..I saved a gallon of gunk from going back thru. pcv configuration
Let us know if we can be of assistance, we have quite a few options available on our website.
 

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To clear the air, let me add that my comments weren't meant to infer that a catch can shouldn't be installed, or that any negative problems might
occur when installed, except for the possibility of freezing in the winter, depending on the installation location, or an incorrect installation. The dual
unit I purchased, just didn't like or agree with the attachment points so decided to not install the unit.

I did purchase vacuum caps to block off the attachment location I didn't agree with, but got lazy and let it sit, just like the DRL kit I purchased, been
in the garage for years with all the wiring, connections, housings etc. Just getting lazy in my old age.
 
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